19 miles
Distance
2,211 ft
Climb
-2,211 ft
Descent
3,692 ft
High Point

A bit more technical than surrounding sections of the Arizona Trail, but a great out and back. Add in any of the trails in Colossal Cave Mountain Park and check out Cienega Creek Natural Preserve below Gabe Zimmerman TH after finishing your ride.

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Details

  • Featured
  • Riding area
  • Difficulty rating
    Blue
  • Route Type
    Out & Back
  • eBike Allowed
  • Bike type
    XC
  • Direction
    One Direction
  • Physical rating
    Moderate
  • Ridelogs
    12
More Stats for SDMB Featured Ride - Arizona Trail - Gabe Zimmerman TH to Pistol Hill Rd mountain bike route
  • Altitude min
    3,326 ft
  • Altitude start
    3,411 ft
  • Altitude end
    3,411 ft
  • Grade max
    -36.563%
  • Grade min
    36.563%
  • Distance climb
    8 miles
  • Distance down
    8 miles
  • Distance flat
    2 miles
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  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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      Recent Trail Reports Along Route

      traildateconditiondescription
      AZT (Las Cienegas)
      Dec 3, 2018 @ 10:29am
      Dec 3, 2018
      Trail still clear and fast
      AZ Trail - Pistol Hill to 3 Bridges
      Oct 25, 2018 @ 11:23am
      Oct 25, 2018
      the trail was pretty clear and packed from recent rains
      more reports »
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